A Wellness Expert’s Guide to 6 Best Smoothie + Juice Bars in Amsterdam (July 2019)

A Wellness Expert’s Guide to 6 Best Smoothie + Juice Bars in Amsterdam (July 2019)

Following on from my previous recommendations of the 21 best healthy-ish restaurants as well as the 7 best coffee/ cafés in Amsterdam, next up - we’ve got the best smoothie and juice bars in town.

Firstly, my big dislike with the majority of smoothie places is - there’s too much fruit and not enough greens in…

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March 2019's Preview of "5 Good Things To Share!" - Spring Cleanse Edition

March 2019's Preview of "5 Good Things To Share!" - Spring Cleanse Edition

A short update today on this month’s edition of my “5 Good Things To Share!”

Have you heard of this? Have you signed up for it? Have you been living under a rock?

Just kidding.

It’s a Monthly Email Update that Helps You!

  • Are you interested in how to stay fit and healthy but have no time…

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Smoothie Blending vs. Juicing: Pros + Cons

Smoothie Blending vs. Juicing: Pros + Cons

Smoothie blending versus juicing? I get asked this question all the time!

What’s the difference? In smoothies, all the ingredients are blended up including all the insoluble fibre. In juices, the insoluble fibre is removed, so all you’re left with is… well, the liquid part, or the juice! Here are some of the pros and cons of both:

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What Makes A "Good" Breakfast?

What Makes A "Good" Breakfast?

All too often, I see people starting off with the best intentions of having a "healthy breakfast", only to pile their bowls with too much of one thing and not enough of another. Spiking your blood-sugar levels with a bowl of sugary granola and fruit and jolting your adrenals with a shot of caffeine first thing in the morning is shocking the system artificially into action and... 

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Raw Week: Day 5

Raw Week: Day 5

Day 5. Weekend!! :) 9.20am: Hot water + juice from 1/2 lemon.

My guy pointed out that "hot water isn't raw". OK. So it's not 40-something degrees Celsius and under. But it's a good wake up for the body and flush through my system - giving the digestive system a nice kickstart.

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Raw Week: Day 3

Raw Week: Day 3

Day 3. After writing yesterday's blog, I realized I'm actually feeling pretty snowed under. What's the point of doing this cleanse if I'm just stressed out and wound up the whole time? I haven't even had time to process how I'm feeling on this raw diet, as I've just allowed work stress to have its hold over me. I've been reading Dr. Gabriel Cousens' "Rainbow Green Live-Food Cuisine" classic book on raw food, and he talks about...

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